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RECORDING: Understanding Cognitive Impairment in Mild TBI

  • 25 Nov 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Online

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Understanding Cognitive Impairment in
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
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hursday, November 25 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM (ET)
Moderator: Dr. Chantal Vaidyanath

SPEAKERS:

  • Dr. Joanna Hamilton PhD., C. Psych, Neuropsychologist
  • Dr. Michel Rathbone, MB, Ch.B., PhD., FRCP(C), Neurologist
  • Mr. Adam Wagman, Senior Partner, Howie, Sacks and Henry LLP

OBJECTIVES:

  • After this presentation, the participant will be able to:
  • Reflect a holistic understanding of the many factors that can affect cognitive function.
  • Discuss how various impairments following mTBI can impact upon cognition.
  • State whether or not objective evidence of cognitive impairment in the subacute to chronic phases of mTBI recovery exists and understand some of the limitations of research in this area.
  • Appreciate the medical legal issues pertaining to damages related to cognitive impairment in mTBI cases.



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Founded in 1950 by a group of doctors and lawyers, the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto promotes medical, legal and scientific knowledge, cooperation and understanding between the professions in the interest
of justice and in the best interests of patients and clients.

Copyright ©2021 Medico-Legal Society of Toronto

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